Definition of the Day 1/23/14: Astrology

Posted: January 23, 2014 in Humor, Science, Skepticism
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ASTROLOGY, n. 1) A convenient means of making a living for those otherwise unemployable, safer than loan sharking or prostitution, though not as prestigious; 2) According to its practitioners, a branch of science to which it is grossly unfair to apply the normal standards of science.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

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